Day 14: Appleton – Oshkosh

Today our goal is to reach Oshkosh, our final destination. Therefore, it is important to fully prepare our routing procedures and especially study the 24 pages NOTAM’S describing all the airport details and approach procedures. It looks very complicated on paper, entry points to respect, no voice contact by radio, you just follow the instructions […]

Day 13: Sarnia – Lansing – Appleton

Prevention is better than a cure….   Indeed, the awaited storm went a little further north of our position and the area of Sarnia has been spared. Today it is a storm of blue sky and we re-view the administrative procedures, finally we get the official approval to enter the US territory in Lansing (Michigan).   […]

Day 9: Saint Hyacinthe (Montreal)

A beautiful transition day to check our planes, prepare the latest flights and take some good time In the evening, thanks to Bernard and Julie who have left us their car, we were able to get to Montreal which is just 45 km from Saint Hyacinthe. We walk near the old port before ending around […]

Day 8: Quebec – Saint Hyacinthe

We leave the hotel around noon towards Neuville airport. We take time for a full check our machines, we are granted by a surprise visit Gregory (Baisy-Thy former pilot now living in Quebec) surrounded by his family. A superb low-pass over the runway to greet our friends and we set heading direction of Saint Hyacinthe, one of only two […]

Day 7: Quebec

First day off for our pilots who have accumulated nearly 30 hours of flight and a lot of stress. Today the team has a good time relaxing in Quebec City. A propitious day for some “maintenance” such as laundry to wash our cloths at the local loundry. We discover Quebec under a blue sky and have near 30 […]

Day 6: Havre Saint-Pierre – Quebec

Overnight heavy thunderstorms have hit the region of Havre Saint Pierre, but this morning the sky is clear, however, with a very strong wind from the west (50 km/h).   This new flight brings us back to the St. Laurent River from east to west over 800 km but with a strong headwind that slows […]